41: Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes – Focus on Parental Controls
Ofcom (Oct 2012)
A summary of Ofcom’s research on parental controls. This includes the results of Ofcom’s Children’s Media Literacy Tracker, a large-scale quantitative survey based on in-home interviews with children aged 5-15 and their parents/carers (N = 1717 conducted from March to April 2011). It also presents the results of qualitative research conducted during July 2012 with parents of children aged 5-15. This included a series of extended in-home family interviews, some of which included children, as well as group discussions with parents. A total of 85 parents and 10 children took part in the qualitative research.